Police Services

As part of our creed to protect and serve, we provide our community with many safety services that promotes interaction, education, and protection of our constituents.

Fingerprint Background Checks
Appointments can be made by contacting the Independence Police Department at 216-524-2380.

Report and Copy Requests
Please send any requests for reports or for copies to DataEntryPersonnel@independenceohio.org

Permit Applications
Office personnel can assist you with the appropriate processes including:
Hunting Permit
Food Truck Permit

Police Volunteer Program
Volunteers in Police Program (VIPS)

Contact Jim Green or Office Coordinator Jamie Pollack at 216-524-0375

Vacation Watch
Vacation Watch Form to be completed and returned to the Independence Police Department.

Vehicle Impound
Tow releases can be obtained through our records room Monday-Friday 8 am to 4 pm.  Please call ahead to see what is needed to obtain a release at 216-524-2380. All vehicles are towed to Hilltop Garage 5670 Brecksville Rd, Independence, OH 44131. A tow release is needed before you can retrieve your vehicle from Hilltop.

Workplace and School Safety Presentations
Conducted by School Resource Officers Sgt. Brad Borowy and Officer Kevin Repicky.

Summer Safety Town
Information can be found by contacting Sgt. Brad Borowy, Officer Kevin Repicky, or Jamie Pollack at 216-524-0375.